Fedora 8 : squid-2.6.STABLE19-1.fc8 (2008-2740)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 32087
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update fix a regression introduced in Squid security advisory SQUID-2007:2. Attacker could use this flaw to cause exit of squid child process, interrupting proxied connections and causing temporary denial of service. (CVE-2008-1612, #439801)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected squid package.